Small-scale fisheries are Too Big To Ignore

Too Big to Ignore is a new research network and knowledge mobilization partnership to promote and revitalize small-scale fisheries.

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New Book: Governability of Fisheries and Aquaculture

This volume illustrates the contribution of interactive governance theory to understanding core fisheries and aquaculture challenges.

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Too Big To Ignore is a research network and knowledge mobilization partnership established to elevate the profile of small-scale fisheries (SSF), to argue against their marginalization in national and international policies, and to develop research and governance capacity to address global fisheries challenges

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State of the Art

Total annual catch

Total annual catch

Source: World Bank/FAO/WorldFish (2010)

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Anna Schuhbauer

Anna Schuhbauer is a PhD candidate with the Fisheries Economic Research Unit, Fisheries Centre, at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Her research work is part of the TBTI “Economic Viability” research cluster. [read more]

News & Updates

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Article: Ocean grabbing

  An article titled “Ocean grabbing” has recently been published in the Marine Policy journal. The article, written by Nathan J. Bennett  (TBTI member), Hugh Gov ...[read more]

Upcoming conferences: MARE, ICES & IMBIZO IV

  1) MARE “People and the Sea VIII” Conference, 24-26 June, 2015, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Centre for Maritime Research (MARE) is organizing “People and the Sea ...[read more]

Sign up to TBTI new Research Clusters

TBTI is moving into a new phase with the organization of activities around twelve ‘research clusters’, several of which are linked to the original themes, but many are added ba ...[read more]

Information System for Small-scale Fisheries (ISSF) launched

TBTI has recently launched its Information System on Small-scale Fisheries (ISSF), the first interactive global repository of small-scale fisheries, providing information on key ...[read more]